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Video Call

There are several ways to initiate a video meeting/call with another user via the Accent app, they are:

Invite Contacts

For specific details on the Invite Contact button please visit the Video Meeting Invites section of this guide.

Video Call

You may invite an individual to an ad-hoc video call at any time by clicking the Video Call icon in the top right corner of the chat window or from the Contact's actions card.
Once the video call icon is clicked, the video invitation will be sent, the video meeting window will open and join the user to the meeting. Concurrently, the notification tray will open within the app to provide a real-time view of the pending video invite. All video call invitations have a 60-second timeout, which will appear within the notifications window. Any pending video call invites may be canceled by clicking the "Cancel Meeting" button within the notification tray.

Channel Video Call

You may invite the members of a Channel to an ad-hoc video call at any time by clicking the Video Call icon in the top right corner of the Channel window. Once the video call icon is clicked, the video invite window will open with the channel member pre-populated into the video invitation. Optionally, you may include a message with the invitation and/or curate the invitees list by adding/removing people. Once the invite is ready click the "Send Invite" button and the contacts will receive an invitation to join the video call.
Please Note: Only meeting invitees logged in to the app will receive the video call invitation.
Once the invitation is sent, the video meeting window will open and join the user to the meeting. Concurrently, the notification tray will open within the app to provide a real-time view of the invitees and the pending video invites. All video call invitations have a 60-second timeout, which will appear within the notifications window. Any pending video call invites may be canceled by clicking the "Cancel Meeting" button within the notification tray.

Receiving a Video Call Invitation

When you receive a video call invitation, the invite will pop-up with the app and an audible ringtone will play.
You may accept the invite and join the meeting or decline the invite and optionally include a message back the originator with the decline.